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Cultural References

  • The title of this episode is a reference to the movie To Sir, with Love. This movie title was already parodied twice in the series, in To Surveil With Love and in To Cur, with Love.
  • Homer manages to escape the airport disguised as Bibendum, the Michelin tire company mascot.
  • In Paris, Lisa is dressed as Madeline, a character from a French book and TV series of the same name.
  • Homer, when talking to a policeman, states that "our family is falling apart like your European Union". This is clearly a reference to the British EU Membership Referendum, in which the UK would vote to leave the European Union.
  • The flying balloon house seen is a reference to the Pixar film Up

Trivia

  • The characters Cesar and Ugolin previously appeared in Season 1, Episode 11 The Crepes of Wrath. Although the pair have appeared in other seasons, this is the first since The Crepes of Wrath in which they don't have a minor appearance.
    • César and Ugolin are the names of two of the main characters from Marcel Pagnol's novel collection "L'Eau des collines" which consists of "Jean de Florette" and "Manon des Sources".

Goofs

  • On the plane, Lisa's headphones disappear.
  • There's no "E33" gate on the Charles de Gaulle Airport, the airport used as inspiration to the one in this episode.
  • The plane seating plan is not on any plane.
  • When the Simpson family arrives at the Charles de Gaulle Airport they are in the departure lounge.
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